Definition of Feminization

1. Noun. The process of becoming feminized; the development of female characteristics (loss of facial hair or breast enlargement) in a male because of hormonal disorders or castration.

Exact synonyms: Feminisation
Generic synonyms: Pathologic Process, Pathological Process
Derivative terms: Feminise, Feminize

Definition of Feminization

1. n. The act of feminizing, or the state of being feminized.

Definition of Feminization

1. Noun. The act of feminizing, or the state of being feminized ¹

2. Noun. (biology) The development of female sex characteristics ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feminization

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Medical Definition of Feminization

1. Development of what are superficially external female characteristics by a male. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feminization

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feminises
feminising
feminisms
feminist movement
feminist studies
feministic
feministically
feminists
feminitee
feminities
feminity
feminizable
feminizations
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feminizers
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feminocentric
feminocentrism
feminoid
feminoids
femiter
femiters

Literary usage of Feminization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1906)
"THE feminization OF THE HIGH-SCHOOL. BY WILLIAM LEE HOWARD, MD THE HIGHEST aim of the medical profession is to prevent physical and moral disease by ..."

2. Equal Pay for Equal Work: The Story of the Struggle for Justice Being Made by Grace Charlotte Strachan (1910)
"It is sometimes claimed that men are needed to prevent the feminization of our schools. This claim has been made by Herr Munsterberg, Alfred Mosely and ..."

3. Proceedings by North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (1906)
"... while in the last point mentioned, viz., the feminization of the methods of instruction and courses of study it offers no help whatever. ..."

4. Global Infatuation: explorations in transnational publishing and texts : the by Eva Hemmungs Wirtén (1998)
"... CHAPTER THREE Rearing Their Ugly Heads: Americanization, feminization, and the Category Book in ..."

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